It’s Time for the Senate to Help Protect Children and Low-Income Patients
Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3922, the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act, with a bipartisan vote of 242-174. This bill provides funding extensions of vital, popular public health programs, including:
A five-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
A two-year extension of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) or Community Health Centers
A two-year extension for additional public health programs, including: The National Health Service Corps, Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education, Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, the Youth Empowerment Program, and the Personal Responsibility...